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stop out 1

North American Withdraw temporarily from higher education or employment in order to pursue another activity: community college students are more likely to stop out, or drop out entirely, when the cost of attending increases
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  • About one in every six freshmen will stop out before finishing their program.
  • These students often "stop out" when they meet financial difficulties.
  • In addition to a large number of students who will become part-time students during their time in college, there are also large numbers of UIC students who will stop out for one or more terms during their career and who will change their majors.
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There are 2 main definitions of stop out in English:

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stop-out 2 Syllabification: stop-out
Pronunciation: /ˈstäpout/

noun

British informal
A person who stays out late at night.
Example sentences
  • So just now, while waiting for the dirty stop-outs, I was tidying up the kitchen so figured I'd listen to a podcast.
  • She is undoubtedly a dirty stop-out and would provide generous assistance should I chance upon a bar in serious need of propping up.

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